Ben Haggarty and Adam Brockbank’s Mezolith on Kindle Unlimited

Ben Haggarty and Adam Brockbank’s stunning Stone Age tale Mezolith, initially serialised in The DFC and collected and continued by Archaia/Boom! Studios, is currently being offed as part of a Kindle Unlimited subscription by Amazon.Continue reading Ben Haggarty and Adam Brockbank’s Mezolith on Kindle Unlimited

Commando and British Comics Swap-Meet - September 2019

Commando and British Comics Swap-Meet announces special guests

The next Commando and British Comics Swap-Meet is just six weeks away, taking place in Watford, Hertfordshire, on Saturday 28th September 2019. The event will see thousands of Commando comics assembled under one roof – and some special appearances by some British comic creators, including former 2000AD artist Mike Dorey, writer Alan Hebden and, hopefully, former Tharg Steve MacManusContinue reading Commando and British Comics Swap-Meet announces special guests

Battle Picture Library - Various Issues

New Fleetway Picture Library collections announced, past publishing secrets revealed

Artist Carlos Pino has unearthed a fascinating letter from longtime Fleetway editor Ted Bensberg, dating the end of originated strips for the original runs of titles such as War and Battle Picture Library – just as further details emerge about Book Palace Books next Fleetway Picture Library Classics titles. The comics had the same format as DCContinue reading New Fleetway Picture Library collections announced, past publishing secrets revealed

2000 AD Thrill-Cast: Simon Furman on The Vigilant

The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast: Simon Furman on The Vigilant

There’s a great episode of the 2000 AD Thrill-Cast available to listen to now – a wide-ranging chat with writer Simon Furman, talking about  his work on The Vigilant and reviving a terrific roster of classic British comic characters. Simon is the writer of the new shared-universe special, The Vigilant: Legacy, out this week (reviewedContinue reading The 2000 AD Thrill-Cast: Simon Furman on The Vigilant

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In Review: The Vigilant – Legacy

The Vigilant – Legacy Writer: Simon Furman Artists: Will Sliney (Opening Pages) and Simon Coleby Colour: Len O’Grady Lettering: Simon Bowland “Doctor Sin – Tribunal” Writer: Simon Furman Art: Jake Lynch Colour: john Charles Letters: Oz Includes character background features by David McDonald and others The Book: The Vigilant return in a story following directlyContinue reading In Review: The Vigilant – Legacy